LETTUCE Grand Rapids LACTUCA sativa 50g

Lactuca sativa

SKU: V 713-50g
Stock: In Stock

Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 100
Seed per gram: Approx 1000

$24.00 AUD Excl. GST

An heirloom variety of loose-leaf lettuce dating back to 1898.
An exceptionally fast-growing lettuce that produces medium to large plants with frilled leaves that are crisp with a mild flavour.

Heat tolerant and slow to bolt make this an outstanding variety for the home garden, containers and hydroponics.
Resistant to tip burn.

Prefers moist fertile well-drained soil but grows well in almost any garden soil in a sunny position with adequate water. Grow fast with plenty of water and regular feeds of liquid manure to avoid bitterness.

Tropical: All Year
Temperate: All Year
Cold: Spring-Summer

Sow: 3mm deep.
Sow directly or grow in trays of a good seed-raising mix and transplant when large enough to handle.
Germination: 6-10 days.
Plant space: 20cm
Row space: 30cm
Maturity: 7-8 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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